Your Home Isn't Going To Close On Time!

Posted on Nov 16, 2023

It can feel like the end of the world!  

You need to hire good professionals.  

Your lawyer and your realtor know how to deal with these situations.  

If the delay is NOT your fault, then don’t worry.   All associated costs will be borne by the other party.

Recently I had a home close about a week past the original closing.

My sellers incurred extra mortgage c...

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How On Earth Can I Get Into The Property Market?

Posted on Nov 09, 2023

House prices right now are ridiculous!

How can we afford to upsize?  Yet we're running out of space!

Rent is as expensive as paying a mortgage now! 

I hear these comments all the time.

And I get it.  The housing market has been bonkers for the last few years.  

The Bank of Canada's interest rate hikes and stalls hasn't helped either. Are they going up furthe...

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Do You Have A Spare 200K?

Posted on Nov 02, 2023

Times are tough right now.  Nest eggs are not quite as full!

So coming up with a 20% down payment is hard.  

But here's the deal ....

While 20% is a common down payment, there are options with as little as 5% down.  This is possible with a couple of different products.

The first is mortgage insurance.

If this is something you need to consider, first underst...

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Did You Know That There's 54 Days Until Christmas?

Posted on Nov 01, 2023

In other news, its market update time.  
What's happening with the housing market in Burlington?
All the info you need in under 2 mins!!!!
- Justin

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Posted on Oct 19, 2023

What's a hold back you ask?  

I had a client who encountered a frustrating issue. It was with their new home's furnace.

On a revisit, the unit was making an AWEFUL noise!  We advised the realtor for the seller.  

The Seller has an obligation to have all fixtures and chattels in good working order on completion.  This was NOT in good working order!

In this c...

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Would You Swipe Left or Right?

Posted on Oct 12, 2023

Curb appeal used to make the first good impression on a listing.

With 96.5% of the total population of Canada having access to the internet now, good listing pics are vital.   Professional photographers are a must. 

If your agent takes the photos themselves, run!!! Fast!!!!! They’re trying to cut corners and save money. Not for you, for them. If they sp...

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